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Executive Interview: Michael Ringel, Boston Consulting Group on AI and Pharma

Impacts of AI in Pharma Seen as Potential to Lower Failure Rate for New Drug Testing, and a Redesigned Research Process from Start to Finish Artificial intelligence and machine learning may still be decades away...

Executive Interview: Norbert Monfort, VP of IT Transformation & Innovation, Assurant

Assurant Implements AI Platform Approach for Operational Efficiency and Improved Customer Experience Norbert Monfort is VP of IT Transformation & Innovation at Assurant, Inc., a global provider of risk management solutions. A 24-year Assurant employee,...

Dr. Ben Goertzel, Creator of Sophia Robot, Hopes for a Benevolent AI Future

Dr. Ben Goertzel is the founder and CEO of SingularityNET, a blockchain-based AI marketplace. Goertzel is also the chief scientist of robotics firm Hanson Robotics, and chairman of the Artificial General Intelligence Society and...

Executive Interview: Dr. Tolga Kurtoglu, CEO, PARC

Partnership Model, Open Innovation Leading PARC into New Era of AI, Bridging Research, Business Value Dr. Tolga Kurtoglu is CEO of PARC, a Xerox company, which is in "the business of breakthroughs.” Practicing open innovation since being...

Executive Interview: Kesha Williams of Chick-fil-A

Incorporating AI, Innovation To Meet Business Objectives, With Help from Amazon AWS Kesha Williams is a software engineering manager in the Information Technology department at Chick-fil-A, the restaurant chain, with responsibility to lead and mentor...

Executive Interview: Dr. William Mark, SRI International

R&D Mission Spawned Siri, Now Pursuing AI Innovations to Address Challenges from an Aging Population to Picking Apples   Dr. William Mark is president of SRI International’s Information and Computing Sciences Division, which conducts leading-edge research...

Executive Interview: Richard Soley, CEO of OMG

Industrial Internet Consortium Members “Invent the Future” by Anticipating Disruptions from AI, Pursue Standard Testbeds to Accelerate Adoption Dr. Richard Soley is Chairman and CEO of the Object Management Group (OMG) and Executive Director of the Industrial...

Executive Interview: Atul Arya, Blackstraw.ai

Blackstraw.ai Seeks to Fast-Track AI Adoption with Smart Building Blocks AI Trends recently caught up with Atul Arya, CEO and Founder of Blackstraw. The veteran machine learning leader most recently at Nielsen is transforming the AI...

Executive Interview: Paul Blase, CEO, Speciate AI: Using AI to Reinvent the Connection Between...

Paul Blase is a co-founder of Speciate AI, a spin-out from tronc, a newspaper and online media company based in Chicago. Blase was formerly the managing partner of tronc’s AI and data solutions division...

Executive Interview: Amir Banifatemim, Prize Lead, IBM Watson AI XPRIZE

“The question that everyone needs to ask themselves is, while we are building new innovative approaches with AI, how could we also think about bringing value to society?” - Amir Banifatemi Amir Banifatemi is the...






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